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BMT/Oncology Pharmacist

Denver, CO, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT)/Oncology Pharmacist


Position Summary:
The Advanced Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for providing comprehensive clinical pharmacy services to our inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant and Oncology patients. This includes monitoring patient medication regimens and providing appropriate interventions as well as supporting all aspects of pharmacy operations. The clinical pharmacy team also supports our Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient cancer care.

Together with Sarah Cannon, we offer integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge treatments and therapies for those facing cancer in Denver and the surrounding areas. Recognized as leaders in cancer care, our experts use the latest research and technology to provide patients with the best treatment at the right time.

Serviced in-house at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, the CBCI physician team has more than 150 years of experience in treating blood cancers using treatment options specifically tailored to each patient. Through Sarah Cannon, the cancer institute Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI), a part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, provides comprehensive blood cancer care and is the largest and most experienced full-service blood and marrow, or stem cell, transplant program in Colorado and among the top programs in the United States.

of HCA, patients have access to innovative clinical trials for various blood disorders.

Position Duties (not limited to):
Together with the clinical pharmacist team provide comprehensive clinical pharmacy services to inpatients receiving care on the Bone Marrow Transplant and Oncology Units and outpatient CBCI clinic.
Together with providers design patient-specific chemotherapeutic care plans.
Participate in multidisciplinary rounds; monitor medication therapy for safety and effectiveness, drug interactions, and appropriate dosing.
Participate in clinical pharmacy consult services (immunosuppressant dosing, pharmacokinetic dosing, nutrition support).
Suggest appropriate, cost-effective therapeutic alternatives to medical staff as needed.
Sustain the hospital formulary, minimizing non-formulary procurements, utilizing therapeutic interchanges and promotes rational drug therapy selection.
Support the hospital formulary by working with medical staff to promote rational drug therapy and make improvements identified by drug utilization evaluations.
Provide accurate and timely medication information to healthcare staff and patients.
Participate in the antimicrobial management and other clinical programs.
Document all clinical activities and interventions accurately and completely.
Lead the training and mentorship of pharmacists, pharmacy students, residents, technicians, nurses and physicians.
Support and participate in the goals of the organization’s quality improvement, risk management and patient safety program to include but not limited to National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures and HCAHPS medication related initiatives.
Participate with various nursing and medical staff committees as necessary.
Practice and adhere to the “Mission and Value Statement”.

Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current licensure by the Colorado Board of Pharmacy as a registered Pharmacist. BCLS required. ACLS required within first 12 months of employment.

Education:
BS or Pharm D in Pharmacy required.

Experience:
A minimum of a PGY2 or 5 years of experience preferred

Special Qualifications:
Must have the ability to type and have effective oral and written communication skills and computer skills. Demonstrated skills commensurate with formal training.


III. Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Pharmacy Director. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Facility: Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Job ID: 03166-75938
Category: Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technician
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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